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Find more Powder relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 61 more people named Powder in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 119 people named Powder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 51% more people named Powder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 180 people named Powder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 91 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $951
  • Most common occupation was salesman

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As Powder families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York